The CDC has found no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted through food. Many customers are eager to order food to support their local businesses and are ordering takeout or delivery to keep beloved restaurants in business.
To stay safe during takeout, try to keep a six-foot distance from everyone you come into contact with in the restaurant. Try going during slower hours or waiting outside until your food is done. If you’re not feeling well, don’t leave your house.
If you’re getting delivery, ask the courier to drop the food on your doorstep, instead of handing it. Some delivery spots have this as a selection in a menu, if it’s not there, write it in the comments or notes section. If you call in delivery, request it that way.
Restaurants are sharing their safety practice inside restaurants to protect employees. Lucas Sin, chef of Junzi Kitchen, explained to Forbes how he’s keeping customers and employees safe during the pandemic. His team washes hands every 30 minutes and throws out gloves between tasks, he explains, “We run kitchens like hospitals anyway.”
Scientists believe that the spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, started at an exotic animal market in Wuhan, China. You can help stop the incidence of viruses like these by signing this petition to ban the wildlife trade.
Eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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Catch up on our coronavirus coverage in One Green Planet, check out these articles:
- How Coronavirus and the Wildlife Trade are Linked
- Coronavirus Update: How Emerging Diseases are Linked to Factory Farms
- Coronavirus Update: Death Toll Surpasses SARS
- Coronavirus Update: Quarantined Patients Given Turtles for Dinner In Spite of Virus Being Linked to Wild Animal Trade!
- Coronavirus Update: Pangolins Blamed for Spreading Virus
- Chinese Citizens Being Ordered to Dispose of Pets Despite Any Connection with Coronavirus Outbreak
- Coronavirus Update: Your Pets are Not in Danger
- China Acts on Coronavirus and Temporarily Bans Wildlife Trade
- Coronavirus Update: Chinese Citizens Begin Disposing of Pets, Footage of Corpses Lining Street
- Coronavirus Update: Indonesians Called to Stop Eating Bats and Animal Activists Saving Pets in China
- Coronavirus Update: World Global Emissions Have Dropped
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